LSU Gold

Kendall Griffin Season 2019-20

Sebring, Fla.
High School
Abeka Academy

WGCA All-American Scholar – 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2019, 2020, 2021
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll – 2018
All-Louisiana – 2020

Low (Single Round): 67
– SEC Championship Stroke Play (April 14, 2021; 1st round)
Low (Single Round to Par): -5
– SEC Championship Stroke Play (April 14,2021; 1st round)
Low 54 holes: 205, SEC Championships Stroke Play (April 14-16, 2021)
Best Career Finish: 3rd, LSU Tiger Golf Classic (March 29-31, 2019)
No. of Top 10 Finishes: 5
– SEC Championship Stroke Play (T5; April 14-16, 2021)
– Moon Golf Invitational (T6; Feb. 14-16, 2021)
– Princess Anne Invitational (9th; October 4-6, 2019)
– LSU Tiger Golf Classic (3rd; March 29-31, 2019)
– Tar Heel Classic (T9th; March 15-16, 2019)
No. of Even or Under Par Rounds: 24
No. of Rounds Played: 104
Stroke Average: 75.27

Played in all 31 rounds for LSU as the Tigers returned to the NCAA Championships, finishing ninth … Averaged 73.84 for the season and finished her fourth season having played 104 career rounds with a 75.27 stroke average … Had 10 rounds of par or under, giving him 24 for her career … Low round of career of 67 in the opening round of the SEC Championships Stroke Play … Also shot 69-69 for an 11-under 205, finishing T5 in the event individually … Two top 10 finishes for the season, giving him five for her career … Shot 6-under 210 to finish T6 at the Moon Golf Invitational.

Third on team with a season average of 73.86 over 21 rounds of play before season was shortened by COVID-19, improving two strokes off her sophomore season average … Competed in seven regular season tournaments as the team finished the season ranked No. 12 in the nation … Picked up the third Top-10 finish of her career with 9th place at the Princess Anne Invitational (210, E); was her lowest career tournament score and to-par score at LSU … Picked up three additional Top-25 finishes during the season – Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate (T18; 216, +3), IJGA Collegiate Invitational (T21; 218, +2) and Florida State Match-Up (T14; 230, +14) … Posted a career-low round of 68 (-2) in the final round of the Princess Anne Invitational.

Hole-in-one on Hole No. 7 in the second round of the NCAA East Lansing Regional … Competed in nine regular season tournaments, the SEC Championship and the NCAA East Lansing Regional … Averaged a single-season career best 75.59 strokes over 29 rounds and dropped three strokes off of her season average from the previous year … Posted seven rounds of even or under par, most on the team … Best finish of season was 3rd place at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic, following a tie for 9th at the Tar Heel Classic … Season-low round of 69 (-3) twice during the season – 1st round of the Tar Heel Classic and 2nd round of NCAA East Lansing Regional … Earned Top 20 finishes in three tournaments – Tar Heel Classic (T9; 217, +1), LSU Tiger Golf Classic (3; 222, +6) and NCAA East Lansing Regional (T19; 220, +4) … Was the top finisher on the team in three tournaments – Tar Heel Classic, LSU Tiger Golf Classic and NCAA East Lansing Regional.

Competed in eight regular season tournaments … Averaged 78.09 strokes over 23 rounds … Best finish of season was a tie for 32nd place at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate … Season-low rounds of 73 (+1) twice – at the Magnolia Invitational (3rd round) and The Landfall Tradition (2nd round).

Played golf at Sebring High School all four years … Finished Top 5 in the state all four years of high school … Won the 2016 Florida High School Athletic Association Class 2A State Tournament … Teamed with former LSU golfer Kathleen Gallagher to advance to the semifinals of the 2017 United States Women’s Amateur Four-Ball competition and with Athena Yan in 2015 to finish as a medalist … Named a 2016 AJGA Rolex All-American … Multiple MVP of the Sebring Varsity Girls Golf Team.

Born on January 15, 1999 … Right-Handed … Parents are Ray and Tracy Griffin … Has three siblings, brothers Trey and Alex, and a sister Kayla … Major is Marketing … Won the 2019 Florida Women’s Amateur title … Favorite professional golfer: Jordan Spieth … Favorite professional women’s golfers: Jessica Korda, Lexi Thompson, Stacy Lewis … Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy … Favorite musical artist: Taylor Swift … Favorite golf course: Bandon Dunes, the Pacific course, in Oregon … If I could play with anyone: Jordan Spieth, Nancy Lopez, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy.

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